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Regional casino operators have suffered three-month slump

Regional casino operators have suffered three-month slump

posted on November 19, 2018 by

Stock prices for regional operators Penn National, Eldorado Resorts, Boyd Gaming and Caesars closed last week at or near year-long lows

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Sports-betting just days away from beginning in Rhode Island

Sports-betting just days away from beginning in Rhode Island

posted on November 19, 2018 by

The Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., is expected to begin taking wagers “by Thanksgiving,” The Herald News reported.

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Reports confirm turf beats surf in the Indiana casino industry

Reports confirm turf beats surf in the Indiana casino industry

posted on November 18, 2018 by

A little more than a year ago, the Tropicana took its table games and slot/video poker machines from a riverboat on the Ohio River to a land-based facility

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Several So. Calif. cardrooms are being sued by two Tribal groups

Several So. Calif. cardrooms are being sued by two Tribal groups

posted on November 17, 2018 by

The Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians confirmed that they filed the lawsuit in San Diego’s Superior Court.

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Professional leagues find advocate on integrity fees

Professional leagues find advocate on integrity fees

posted on November 17, 2018 by

Professional leagues have gotten nothing but push back from the casino industry when they’ve proposed integrity fees – or royalties – as the legalization of sports betting spreads across the country. Finally, the leagues have found someone on their side.

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Two more names added to Nevada's dreaded 'Black List'

Two more names added to Nevada's dreaded 'Black List'

posted on November 16, 2018 by

Add two more to Nevada’s dreaded “Black List.” Anthony Granito and James Cooper have been banned for life by the Gaming Control Board from entering any Nevada gambling establishment. They are the 33rd and 34th persons to make the Black List.

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CG Technology reaches $2-million settlement with the NGC

CG Technology reaches $2-million settlement with the NGC

posted on November 16, 2018 by

CG Technology reached a $2M settlement with the Nevada Gaming Commission and will keep its license to continue booking sports bets at eight casinos in the Las Vegas area.

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Nearly $600M bet on sports in New Jersey in 4 1/2 months

Nearly $600M bet on sports in New Jersey in 4 1/2 months

posted on November 15, 2018 by

New Jersey’s red-hot sports betting market blew past the half-billion dollar mark in October, with nearly $600 million worth of bets having been made in just four and a half months. Figures show gamblers wagered $260 million on sports in October.

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The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel may finally have a buyer

The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel may finally have a buyer

posted on November 15, 2018 by

The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, which shut down in 2014, could be on the verge of finally finding a buyer. Advanced Consulting Inc., a New York-based real estate firm, is in serious discussions to purchase the Atlantic City property from TJM.

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Revenues from video gambling rise more than 75 percent in Illinois

Revenues from video gambling rise more than 75 percent in Illinois

posted on November 15, 2018 by

Revenues from video gambling have risen more than 75 percent in Illinois over the last three years. There are around 11,000 machines in the metropolitan area, which is comparable to what is found in nine full-sized casinos.

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Discipline helps Meeker reach top

Discipline helps Meeker reach top

posted on November 14, 2018 by

Dye-ing to Know | Jackson Meeker didn’t take a typical path to becoming a race and sports book director at Palace Station.

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DraftKings, Resorts fire latest shot in sport book arms race

DraftKings, Resorts fire latest shot in sport book arms race

posted on November 14, 2018 by

DraftKings and Resorts Casino are firing the latest shot in New Jersey’s sports book arms race, with a full-fledged sports betting facility due to open in a week

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Gilbert has reached an agreement to sell Greektown Casino

Gilbert has reached an agreement to sell Greektown Casino

posted on November 14, 2018 by

Dan Gilbert,  owner  of the Cleveland Cavaliers, has reached an agreement to sell Greektown Casino in Detroit to Penn National Gaming and VICI Properties for $1 billion, the Detroit Free Press reported.

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Esports and gambling moved another step closer

Esports and gambling moved another step closer

posted on November 14, 2018 by

Esports and gambling moved another step closer with a new partnership between Complexity Gaming and the WinStar World Casino and Resort in Oklahoma.

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Scarlet Pearl sports book new norm

Scarlet Pearl sports book new norm

posted on November 14, 2018 by

The wait is nearly over for gamblers who want to make a sports bet at the Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort in Mississippi.

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Wynn opts to leave well enough alone

Wynn opts to leave well enough alone

posted on November 14, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | Wall Street-oriented deal makers scan the gaming industry hungry for hot possibilities that will earn them big fees. We’ve seen this in the flurry of speculative stories involving well-known gaming giants Caesars, MGM Resorts and Golden Nugget.

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Majority of Maryland residents want to legalize sports betting

Majority of Maryland residents want to legalize sports betting

posted on November 13, 2018 by

A majority of Maryland residents apparently want to legalize sports betting, but they’re going to have to be patient. It’s likely going to be another two years before Maryland residents even get to vote on the issue.

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Tennessee Sports Gaming Act to be addressed in 2019 session

Tennessee Sports Gaming Act to be addressed in 2019 session

posted on November 13, 2018 by

Tennessee doesn’t have any casinos or racetracks, but it does have a new sports-betting bill. The Tennessee Sports Gaming Act was filed last week by state Representative Rick Staples and will be addressed during the 2019 session that begins January 8.

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Twin River Casino to begin taking sports bets by Thanksgiving

Twin River Casino to begin taking sports bets by Thanksgiving

posted on November 12, 2018 by

The Twin River Casino in Lincoln is scheduled to begin taking legal sports bets by the end of that week. A sports-betting lounge is also expected to open sometime in December.

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DraftKings teams up with Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort on Sports book

DraftKings teams up with Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort on Sports book

posted on November 12, 2018 by

DraftKings and the Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort in Mississippi announced that they are combining on a new sportsbook scheduled to open Friday.

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